Master starring Thalapathy Vijay has done a spectacular job at the Box office. As Master crosess the Rs 200-crore mark by making 250 crores buisness globally despite the COVID-19 scare and permission of operating at 50% occupancy in theatres. Leaving aside the global collection, the movie has managed to make over 130 crores from Tamil Nadu itself.
Exhibitors and trade experts acknowledged Vijay for attracting such a huge crowd, there are reports that superstar has been paid a hefty paycheque. But amount hasn’t been revealed, Thalapathy Vijay has charged a huge amount for the film and it’s been confirmed by the producer Xavier Britto himself in an interview.
Master producer Xavier Britto said, “Mr Thalapthy Vijay agreed to a certain salary, and it was paid. That’s it. I never went back to him for any negotiation. My relationship with him has been very professional from the start. We were very clear about what we were going to do. Today Mr Vijay one of the most saleable heroes. You pay a different price for silver, gold, and diamond. The value differs. So naturally, for a diamond, you have to pay a very high price. And, the more you retain it, the more value it holds.”
He further added, “So, what Mr Vijay asks for is completely justifiable. It is because he has been in this industry for such a long period, given a lot of hits, and has created such a big fanbase. All that matters a lot. It doesn’t come from one or two years; it is a matter of so many years, probably from 1992 till today. He has worked hard to get here. He’s eligible for what he asks,”